Louis Dekmar is the Chief of Police of the LaGrange (GA) Police Department and also serves as the President/Chairperson of the Commission. He is a member of the International Association Chiefs of Police, the past President of the Georgia Association of Chiefs of Police, a former Council Member for the Georgia Peace Officer's Standards and Training Council, a current member of the Georgia Board of Public Safety and has served as a Federal Monitor for the U.S. Department of Justice, Civil Rights Division. He is a graduate of the FBI National Academy and the FBI Law Enforcement Executive Development Seminar. Chief Dekmar holds a Bachelor’s degree in administration of justice from the University of Wyoming and a Master’s degree in public administration from Georgia College and State University. He is also an adjunct professor for several colleges and institutions. The LaGrange Police Department has been CALEA Law Enforcement Accredited since 1999.